The Best Short Films

We watch thousands of films gathered from all over the world and profile the very best short films. The sort of films that make you laugh or cry, shock and amaze, but always entertain. Scroll down to watch a sample of short films curated by our team.

We profile a wide range of different genres from comedy to horror to drama and occasionally throw in something left field – so check back regularly. If you don’t have time to watch now, get our free app which allows you to watch films offline. If you would like to enquire about licensing short films please contact us.

Staff Picks

77%

Skipped

4 mins480 ViewsNo User Reviews

A man working at the office late at night stumbles upon a time traveling power that can boost his productivity. But a power so life-changing doesn't come without consequence...

59%

Bar Talk

9 mins386 ViewsNo User Reviews

In a dusty Texas bar, a chatty stranger insists on striking up a conversation with the man sitting next to him. The more this stranger talks, the more obvious it is he's not from 'round here. Heck, he's not even from this planet!

67%

The Short Story Of A Fox And A Mouse

6 mins689 ViewsNo User Reviews

A lonesome fox hunts a mouse and their relationship will evolve as two owls interfere with the hunt.

81%

The Ultimate Test Drive

4 mins475 ViewsNo User Reviews

The lovely 79 year old Rosemary Smith gets to test drive a Renault F1. After years of successful racing, she now sits deep into retirement, but this is an opportunity not to be missed...

60%

Gremlins: Recall

11 mins540 ViewsNo User Reviews

A company by the name of Wing have created Mogwais that can be adopted as family pets with no ill consequences - or so they thought. Tiny terror is unleashed at a local diner when a teen girl interferes with a Wing driver's live cargo.

58%

Sputnik-2 or: Laika, Our Hero

5 mins613 ViewsNo User Reviews

In 1957, a Soviet street dog named Laika launched into space aboard Sputnik-2 and became the first animal to orbit the Earth. This is her story.

Josef Altin in I Dream Of Zombies short film

I Dream Of Zombies | Comedy Horror Short Film

4 mins494 ViewsComments off

Jordan is an isolated man who dreams of a zombie apocalypse. When he opens his curtains one morning to find a undead hoard outside, he feels as though all of his Christmases have come at once...

No One Is Safe From Son of Sam short film

No One Is Safe From Son of Sam | Documentary

8 mins600 ViewsNo User Reviews

Using original news footage from the summer of 1977, PIX11 News have crafted a brilliant documentary following the New York serial killer named 'Son of Sam'. Interviews with local residents show the fear and tension in New York City at the time, and why his legacy lives on.

63%

Happiness

4 mins457 ViewsNo User Reviews

The story of a rodent's quest for happiness and fulfillment.

86%

Laps

6 mins475 ViewsNo User Reviews

On a routine morning, a woman on a crowded New York City subway is sexually assaulted in plain sight.

92%

Valley Of A Thousand Hills

11 mins781 ViewsNo User Reviews

Hidden within rural Durban, South Africa in the Valley Of A Thousand Hills, a secret spot for young shredders is growing. Indigo Skate Camp is empowering the local Zulu villagers to learn and grow through the language of skateboarding and opening opportunities for them to experience what lies on the other side of the hill.

71%

The Good Time Girls

15 mins506 ViewsNo User Reviews

A group of women band together as they go to war against a pack of men who have done them wrong at every turn.

72%

YES, GOD, YES

11 mins915 ViewsNo User Reviews

Fifteen-year-old Alice has always been a good Catholic, but when an innocent AOL chat turns unexpectedly racy, she finds herself suddenly obsessed with masturbating.

77%

Fish Story

13 mins508 ViewsNo User Reviews

Sometime in the 1980s, Caspar Salmon's grandmother was invited to a gathering on the Welsh island of Anglesey, attended exclusively by people with fish surnames. Or so he says. Thirty years later, filmmaker Charlie Lyne attempts to sort myth from reality as he searches for the truth behind this fishy tale.

88%

Dawn of the Deaf

12 mins778 ViewsNo User Reviews

When a sonic pulse infects the hearing population, a small group of Deaf people must band together to survive.

78%

Return to High Chaparral

10 mins577 ViewsNo User Reviews

Sweden's Wild West solution to a Syrian refugee crisis only lasts so long.

65%

Her Friend Adam

17 mins656 ViewsNo User Reviews

A boyfriend's jealous impulse spirals out of control in 16 minutes of romantic doom.

70%

No Other Way To Say It

7 mins513 ViewsNo User Reviews

The glamorous world of advertising exposed in this comedy with a voiceover actor trying to nail the right tone for a pair of indecisive ad creatives selling a fictitious children's ice cream brand.

68%

DOGWALKER

12 mins463 ViewsNo User Reviews

The dark-comedy adventure of a young dog walker after she discovers one of her clients has died.

87%

The Internet Warriors

22 mins466 ViewsNo User Reviews

Why do so many people use the internet to harass and threaten people, and stretch the freedom of speech to its limits? Director Kyrre Lien meets a global group of strongly opinionated individuals, who spend their time debating online on the subjects they care most strongly about.

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At any one time, we have some of the best short films available to sample on the site. You can browse these by looking at our short film channels or by theme. If you would like to enquire about licensing short films, please contact us.